Morris the Cat was the nonchalant "spokesman" for Nine Lives cat food. The first Morris died in 1978 and was replaced by more cats who played "Morris." All cats to play Morris have been rescues, either coming from an animal shelter or a cat rescue.
Morris the Cat was the mascot for the 9 Lives brand of cat food. Since the the stout orange tabby has been famously finicky in his food choices. Morris, time for din-din! I had a cat that looked like Morris not as big but same color and features.
Bill Cosby stared in the sitcom "The Cosby Show," featuring the Huxtable family. The show aired for eight years and helped to launch the career of Disney star Raven Symone when she played the adorable Olivia.